Integrated Senior IT Auditor
Boston , Massachusetts
October 23, 2017
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Job Description
Integrated Senior IT Auditor
The Integrated IT Audit team is a rapidly growing team of professionals responsible for engagements that focus on business and related application technology risks. Team members work with business auditors to understand risks and related controls, including automated controls such as input/processing/output controls imbedded within business applications. The main objective of an integrated audit is to assess the design and operating effectiveness of manual and automated internal controls that mitigate both business and technology related risks. A collaborative approach is followed, with business and integrated audit team members jointly conducting the majority of internal and client-facing planning, control assessment, testing and reporting activities. The Integrated Audit team is also responsible for performing pre-implementation reviews of applications under construction.
The Role:
This role is part of the Integrated IT Audit team which is responsible for auditing the Global Markets (GM), Global Exchange (GX), Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and Global Treasury (GT) business units. Corporate Audit is seeking a well-rounded and versatile individual, who will independently perform risk and control assessments and execute testing during integrated audits. Application controls that are subject to testing will be determined during the risk and controls assessment phase of the audit and will most likely include:
  • Electronic authorizations
  • Application parameters, settings, edit checks, scripts, mappings, etc.
  • Application access to sensitive application transactions and shared directories
  • System interfaces
  • Management, Edit, and Exception Reports
Job responsibilities:
  • Performs audit work as assigned, leveraging Corporate Audit's risk based methodology to assess risks and controls and validate the adequacy of the design of controls
  • Devises effective and efficient tests of key controls, executes and documents audit tests and concludes on the effective operation of controls
  • Develop and maintain strong client relationships within IT and the Business units
  • Investigates and develops audit solutions for unique and/or complex situations
  • Approximately 15% domestic and/or international travel.

Qualifications & Skills:
The individual should be able to demonstrate the following skills:
  • Proficient IT General Controls testing experience (user administration, business continuity /disaster recovery, system development lifecycle controls)
  • Application Controls assessment and testing experience (data input and validation controls, validation of system processing through technics such as review of UAT / QA testing documentation, data interface testing, etc.)
  • Excellent intellectual curiosity, analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Collaborative and interpersonal skills
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Ability to work in a matrix management organizational team structure, as both an individual contributor or as a member of a team
  • Experience in the following areas is desirable: Must have a relevant audit certification such as CISA/ CIA/CPA or be willing to gain one
Ideal Candidate Profile:
  • Candidate will act as Senior or Lead Auditor on Integrated and Application audit assignments
  • Candidate will have either big 4 or FS IT Audit experience
  • Experience in utilizing a risk-based audit approach
  • Strong IT General and Application Controls and Testing experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems, or Computer Science preferred
  • Experience in Financial Services industry, Financial Services processes and technology, application and automated business process controls and/ or technical application background

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